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AT INTERSECTIONS J FIRST CAR SÄHE TIME I RULE RULE /f" Yield to ff cars in O intersection ; Yield to_ ; car on right t A AMVA ' A NSC V; LOCAL NEWS ITEMS This week Harrv Hartle installed a new 9-foot bed Sebastian Lathe. This added to his other equipment, makes Hartles Welding and Mach ine Shop the best equipped shop in this section. Mrs. Sherman Noel returned on Saturday from a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Heath and baby daugh ter. When she left all were doipg well. Harry J. Noel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Noel has been ap pointed to the Oregon Apprentice Sub Council. The council has the training of optical trainees in Ore gon. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Frazier of Kennewick. Wash., came to spend Easter with Mrs. Frazier's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Rasmussen. Mr. Frazier returned to Kennewick, but Mrs. Frazier will remain for a long er visit. According to word received from Miss Grace Day, former Libbyite, Mr. Hertzberg, father of Mrs. J. A. Krall, passed away at San Diego. Calif., Wednesday of last week from a heart attack. Funeral services were held Friday for Mr. Hertzberg, who would have been 92 years old his next birthday. Mrs. Flossie Harland of Seattle visited with Mrs. Emma Frary last week while she was here to attend the hearing on the abandonment of the road extending to Johnson Draw. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Heath of Missoula, formerly of Libby, have a baby daughter born February 22. The little lady weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. She has been named Kathleen Marie. Robert Damon,* Libby, was one of the Montana students who was elected wing re presentative of Jumbo Hall, men's dormitory, at a meeting last week. Damon, an army veteran, is a sophomore in the forestry school at the university. —Lumber and Sawmill Worker's Union No. 2581 meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Misses Gloria Cobbledick and Adeline Halverson returned Thurs day of last week from Williston, N. D.. where they had been em ployed. Mrs. Jenny Fichtenau of Kalis pell returned to her home Wednes day after a two day visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Lund gren. Junior Walsh, accompanied by a college friend, Carl Winkle, ar rived home Saturday from Perry Institute, Yakima. He remained until Wednesday visiting his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. George Walsh and also with his brother, Russall, who recently returned from over University State Mrs. Carl Eliason, and Mrs. Mike Keller of Kalispell and Mrs. Clif ford Nelson of Vancouver, Wash., visited the first of the week at the home of Herberts Stout, Ger ald Keller, and Mrs. Maude Damon. Russell Walsh and Marshall War rington, Jr., were Kalispell visitors Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. George Walsh and Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Panicco were Troy visitors Easter. Judge Dean King of Kalispell will preside at court here Friday, April 2, —V. F. W. Meetings the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at the club. Mr. and Mrs. Dougald Gilchrist and son and daughter, Nancy and Dougald of Warland, and Raymond Riese, who is attending Washing ton State University at Seattle, were dinner guests Easter Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Swimley. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Farris were up from Troy Tuesday evening, visiting at the E. E. Jaqueth home and also caring for business mat ters. turned from an extended stay in California. The Farrises have just re HARTLE'S WELDING & MACHINE SHOP GENERAL MACHINE WORK All Kinds WELDING IS OUR SPECIALTY LIBBY, MONTANA PHONE 194 The Senior Ladies' Aid of the First Lutheran Chuxch rret in the church last Thursday afternoon. The tonic. The Sower of the Seed. God's Word, was presented by Mrs. Hjortholm. A summary of the re port of the work of the Ladies' Aid throughout the Rocky Mountain District of the E. L. C. was given by Pastor Hjortholm. A pot luck lunch was served at the close of the meeting. —Lumber and Sawmill Worker's Union No. 2581 meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdav of each month. f Pastor and Mrs. Hjortholm drove to Missoula after the services last Sunday to visit relatives of Mrs. Hjortholm. They returned the fol lowing Tuesday afternoon. T . _ _ , , , , John B. Echo is expected home next week from Tulsa, Okla., where ho has successfully completed his training at Spartan School of Aero nautics. Notice: The Kootenai Valley i Grange No. 120 will meet in the i basement of the Moose Hall in the I future.—Mrs. Ellsworth Rice, Re-1 porter. „ , , , , , .. H. B. Stordockhas purchased the j Ixuben Hamann home. Transactions involving residential property recently included the chase of the Ruben Hamann home by H. B. Stordock, and the pur chase of the Paul Evans home by Irvin B. Flesher. Russell Walsh and Marshall War rington, Jr., arrived at the home of Russell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Walsh, on Saturday. The young men drove from California where they received their dis charge from the Army at Camp Stoneman on March 23 and 20, re spectively. They both have recent ly completed over a year's service with the Army in Korea. En route home they visited with his father and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Warrington in Sacramento and with his mother, Mrs. Olson in Soap Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Whitehouse and children were weekend visit ors in Poison. Miss Roberta Wiedenheft, who has visited her parents and sister, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Wiedenheft and daughter. Miss Ramona, during her annual vacation, returned last Mon day to Missoula, where she is em ployed by the Mountain States Telegraph & Telephone Co. Esmond Switzer and daughter, Viona of Richland, Wn., visited over the weekend at the home of Mr. Switzer's brother, Elmer Switzer, Sr., and family. A family gather ing was held Sunday morning when 27 members of the family were present at an Easter breakfast. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Switzer were in Billings last week, where Mr. Switzer atended the Montana Re tail Lumbermen's Association con vention. Among outstanding speak ers present, Mr. Switzer said, were A. J. Saberson of the Weyerhaeus er Co., Minneapolis, Minn., and Claude McGinnis of the Union Bank & Trust Co., Helena. Mrs. Ned Joughin and son. Carle ton moved Saturday into their new home just north and east of the river bridge. Sand and Gravel State Tested Excavating & ditch dig ging of all kinds. PROMPT SERVICE HAGERTY & BLACKWELL Phone 173-J or 72-W j Mrs, Cole McDougall, Troy rep resentative for the Western News. was a business visitor yesterday Libby. While in the town. Mrs. McDougall made the newspaper ! fice a pleasant call. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Daugharty of Helena, visited Easter and thy ! week end with Mrs. Daugharty mother, Mrs. Fred Gooselaw and Missoula on their return trip Mon day morning. Mrs. Fred LaRoque and daughter, Anne, went over to Kalispell last Sunday, where Anne consulted specialist the first of the week. William Lensing of Troy, is back at work in the Libby Creamery to-. day after missing over a month on account of illness. Mrs. Martin Patt received a beau tiful corsage of orchids for Easter. They came by air mail from the, Hawaiian Islands, sent by her son, Gene Bouton, who is stationed on an air base in the Islands. The flowers arrived in perfect condi ti on Deputy Game Warden O. J. Nol lar was over Monday from Poison, returning home Tuesday. The Nol lars have secured a pleasant apart -rent in Poison, but have been un able to move all their furniture to that place yet. Mrs. Nollar, who is employed as a bookkeeper in the Libby Motors, expects to rejoin O, J. in the near future at Poison. Mrs. William Boothman, accom panied by her daughter, Zella Mae, was driven to Hot Springs by Mr. Boothman and son, Roy, last Sun day. The men folk returned to Kal ispell the same day where they j spent the night and attended to , business matters. Mrs. Boothman i expects to take treatments at Hot j Springs for about three weeks, ; Mrs. A. J. McRae, formerly of | Eureka writes from Browning. where she is visiting her son and | Mrs. McRae has been since December for i Lincoln I Grow his wife. n Sookane edical treatment. F. R. Grow, former resident, and Mrs. extend an invitation to old friends to ]ook them up at Goldcndale, Wn„ I;ounty j where they operate Grow's Modern iGiocery. _Mr. Grow states that they iO miles from \akima and i 120 from Portland, Mrs. John Thede left Thursday of last-week for Seattle for a sev eral weeks visit with her daughter, Miss Arlene Barr, who is a student at Northwestern Bible College. The Senior Ladies' Aid of the First Lutheran Church met at the Hans Westman home on Thursday March 11. Mrs. Hans Westman was the hostess. The program topic was "The Contagion of Christianity," and was presented by Mrs. Hjortholm and Mrs. Clarence Fletcher. Mrs. Westman and Mrs. Melvin Paulson were each presented with a birth day gift by the other members of the Aid. served by the hostess at the close of the meeting. The visitors were, Mrs. Earl Barkee, Mrs. Mildred Whitehouse, Mrs. Joe Nass, Mrs. Ted Kessel, and Mrs. Walter Kes A delicious lunch was sei. The Junior Ladies' Aid of the First Lutheran Church met at the church last Thursday evening (Mar. 11). Mrs. Karl Knudson was the hostess. The program consisted of two readings, "Love Finds an Of fering," read by Mrs. Don Roberts and "The Risen Life," read by Mrs. Hjortholm. A lovely lunch was served by the hostess after the busi ness meeting. The visitors were, Mrs. Klas Johansson, Mrs. John Knudson, and Mrs. R. H. Gehrke. UNIVERSITY DIRECTOR TO SERVE ON NATIONAL TEST ADVISORY COMM. Missoula, — (U.R) — Dr. Emblen, director of Donald accounting training in the State University School of Business Administration, has been asked to serve on the Test Advisory Committee of the Ameri can Accounting Association for the current year, according to Dean T. H. Smith of the business school. The committee will assist in pre paration of new tests and improve ment of existing tests given to col lege students throughout the coun try for rating purposes, Smith said. BARGAIN PRICES Phillips VEGETABLE-BEEF SOUP Was per can, 19c .a. Heinz CREAM OF CHICKEN, & VEGETABLE BEEF SOUPS, was per can 19c; now 2 for 29c Rancho TOMATO SOUP, lg. can was 19c; now 15c now 2 for 29c 10c Heinz Prepared Mustard, 7-oz. jar now 2 for 25c Auger's CAKE MIX, was 25c . Venice Maid SPAGHETTI DINNER Was 19c .. now 2 for 33c SOUTH LIBBY PURITY STORE j MfKnn'c HicfnVf lUbOll S L/ISlNCl Mnaflnn I „ I 'LL meeting m LIDuV # j The Annual District Meeting of of „ K l alls P e | 1 J "hdef sh and Libby will be held s A ^.'- Saturday. April 3. 1948 A ^ me all four degrees of b !, n a q " t t( ^f c « ve the,r £ at the Surprise Cafe with entertain-' mem between courses. Among the out-of-town guests. ^e Ralph N. Lodge. Grand w 1 ^ * i'icst. Royal Arch Masons of Montana. All Koval Arch Masons vited to attend, j are in- 1 RAILWAY SHIPPING DOWN DI KING JANUARY OF '48 -1 Helena, — (U.R) — Railway loading dropped 489 cars during j January of this year under the same month of last year for a 1,8 per cent decrease, according to a report re ! leased by the State Board of Rail road Commissioners. I The largest decrease in any one item was in the number of carloads of company coal which was down 1312 from the 4674 cars of a year ago. The next largest deer in sugar beets, down 861 cars dur ing the month. i Other large decreases were noted in commercial coal, cattle, crude oil, and flour and mill stuffs. car ease was Increases were noted in company freight, barley, wheat, fruit and vegetables, dried peas, dried beans, potatoes, corn, flax, rye, oats, alfal fa seed, wool, lumber and products, copper, slag and talings, lime rock, stone, sand and gravel, cement and plaster, refined oil and ore which was up the greatest amount, cars. , , married within the week has been guest at two showers the past week, Miss Joyce Thompson had as guests at her home, girls of the Junior Class Monday evening, as well as Mrs. Win. Shawl, mother of the honor guest, and Mrs. Howard Thompson, mother of the hostess. Very pretty decorations of pink 978 ! j I ; BRIDE ELECT IS FETED WITH SHOWERS Miss Lois Shawl, who will be by and white were evident throughout the house, with a bride making up the centerpiece. Bingo was enjoyed before a most tasty lunch was served. Miss Shawl received many very lovely gifts from her schoolmates. Honoring Miss Shawl Wednesday evening, was Miss Edna Mae Baeth, who invited girls of the Senior Class to be with them. The bridal motif was carried throughout, with a huge bridal um brella sheltering the many fine gifts. Silver bells with pink rib oons were in profusion. The centerpiece consisted of a miniature bride and bridegroom un der an artistic heart-shaped arch. Through the facilities of the Army Education Program, members of the Army may further their edu cation in almost any field or sub ject. # IS HEADY YOUR, 7 B . . . That precious diamond you give 'HER - ' is worn for a lifetime ... is shown with pride to friends ... is treas ured as a symbol of your love —That diamond, then, should be fine and beautiful—worthy of such honor. Choose it here from our collection. 'Jewelry of Distinction' WELCH'S Jewelry & Gift Shop i OW THESE • Fishing season Begins Next Month.—We have a full stock of tackle, including Fly and Casting Rods; Tackle Boxes; Fly Books; all kinds of flies etc. Get yours while the assortment is complete. VIGORO FOR YOUR GARDEN in 10, 25, and 100 pound bags • A full line of Dutch Boy Paints for Clean-Up and Paint-Up. Try our Dutch Boy Floor & Paint Clean er—it works like magic for cleaning ceilings, floors, cabinets, linoleums, and many other surfaces. Geringer's Hardware N. A. WILL HOLD INITIATION APRIL 14 R. N, A. Lodge held its regular meeting Wednesday. March 25, in the Moose hall with Oracle Sylvia McGrow in the chair. Two candidates were ballotted, one for social and one for benifi ciary membership. Initiation will be held for four new members. Wednesday, April The annual Pal Party was held and gifts exchanged. New Pal names were also drawn. A deli cious pot luck lunch was all 30 members present. served STROUT BUYERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD KNOCK AT THE DOOR OF Strout Associates LIST YOUR FARM, CITY OR BUSINESS WITH YOUR NEAREST STROUT ASSOC IATE. JOHN r. BOWEN, local Strout agent RESIDENCE 66-M BOX 295 OFFICE PHONE 260 IT PAYS TO SHOP at mun Where Every Day is Bargain Day! Trim Adonna PANTIES V I/ing wearing circular knit Medium length rayon. elastic waist! Tearose . . ■ S' ■j Sizes 32-50. f Spirited Spring Shades! l GAYMODE NYLONS ; i 1.79 8V10'i rv — Penney's has new vibrant Spring shades to blend with your Easter outfit and dramatize your pretty ank les! Full-fashioned 45-ga. sheer — high french heels. •Reg U. S Pat. Off. h i f&m Pastel Rayon Knits! WOMEN'S NIGHTIES M 2.98 4 34-40 ♦ 3 dainty styles in run-re sistant tricot knit rayon!— Full bias cut skirts in graceful long lengths—deli cate touches of lace. Tea rose, white, blue, & maize. » I# \ m t IK - I it Romantic Batiste NIGHTIES PW * \ 2.98 1 —It's a joy to find such lovely gowns at this price! Fragile floral patterns . . . delightfully frilled, —Sizes 134-40. p. I V ! SALE OF 17. S. SAVINGS BONDS LOWER THIS YEAR Heb na. — (U.R) — Montanans pur chased $3,197,846.94 worth of U. S Savings Bonds in February, but total sales for the two months of this year are $1,613,405 less than for the same period of 1947, accord inng to Arthur Nelson, state direct if the U S. Savings Bonds divis ion of the Treasury Department. or I county bought the most bonds in February a total of $447,990.50, followed by Ycl Missoula Cascade of Residents : Iawis and Clark, $258,744.75: lowstone. $204,300.20; $190.475 45; Silver Bow, $160,392.60 and Fergus. $11,612 25.